Guided holidays to NSW & Victoria that include silo trail and Dubbo Zoo 2024 - Photo
Group tours to Dubbo Zoo and Silo Art Trail 2024 - Photo
Silo Art trail tours 2024 for over 50s - Photo
Zoofari tours for groups 2024 - Photo


DAY 1. Depart Brisbane – Armidale (L,D)

We board our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ or luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach from the Brisbane Coach Terminal, and travel responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. After a short break in Aratula we ascend Cunningham’s Gap to arrive in Stanthorpe for lunch paired with wines at Heritage Estate Winery. After lunch, we travel south through Glen Innes to arrive in Armidale. 1 Night Stay: Cotswold Gardens, Armidale

DAY 2. Dubbo (B,L,D)

We hit the road this morning bound for Tamworth, the country music capital of Australia. We take a quick stop at The Big Golden Guitar then continue on to Spring Ridge where we break for lunch. Next, we venture onwards to Dubbo, where an unforgettable wildlife experience awaits. Our overnight Zoofari experience at Dubbo Zoo offers an unforgettable adventure, immersing yourself in the wonders of the animal kingdom. This unique experience allows you to spend a night in the heart of the zoo, surrounded by incredible wildlife and the tranquil sounds of nature. Tonight, relax and unwind in a peaceful setting while being serenaded by the sounds of the wild. ** Note: There are 2 different accommodation room types at this venue. Animal View or Bushland View, please refer to pricing for difference. 1 Night Zoofari Stay: Animal View OR Bushland View Rooms, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo


Awaken to the gentle calls of the animals and the soft hues of the morning sun. After an early morning safari tour, enjoy a delicious breakfast over looking the zoo. Leaving Dubbo Zoo behind our journey takes us on to Parkes, a vibrant town known for its connection to the famous Parkes Observatory, also known as ‘The Dish’. Explore the fascinating world of astronomy and enjoy lunch at the on-site café before continuing on to break in West Wyalong. This afternoon we make our way to Griffith. 2 Night Stay: Gem Hotel, Griffith


Today we explore Griffith with a local guide on-board including a visit to Hermits Hill Lookout, offering panoramic views of Griffith, and an opportunity to explore Hermits Cave. We take in the rich cultural tapestry of this town discovering its elegant buildings and Italian heritage. Next, we venture on to Catania Fruit Salad Farm for a working farm tour and BBQ lunch. Catania is a family owned farm where you can view and gain an understanding of how a wide variety of crops are grown in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Our afternoon takes us to De Bortoli Wines to enjoy a hosted tasting discovering up to 6 wines from the seasonal wine menu in the historic cellar.


Today brings our first look at the unique artistry of the Silo Trail. Witness awe-inspiring works of art as towering grain silos are transformed into massive, vibrant murals by talented artists. Upon arrival in Hay, we take time to see the water tower art. We then travel to Yanga Homestead. Here we admire the grand architecture and explore the surrounding national park with its diverse flora and fauna, before continuing on to Balranald for lunch. Later, enjoy the golden hues of the Australian outback as we head towards Mildura. 2 Night Stay: Best Western Chaffey Motor Inn, Mildura


Today we join a local guide and take a giant leap back in time and enjoy a day exploring the remarkable natural location of Lake Mungo which sits within The Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area. The tour highlight is to walk upon the spectacular moon-like dunes known as ‘The Walls of China’, an ice-age lunette. We weave our way through the evidence of the people and animals who once lived in this landscape- rare beauty of geologically unique, highly eroded formations. Experience the deep spirituality of this richly cultural place.


Today’s journey through the picturesque landscapes of the Grampians region showcases the intriguing artwork of the Silo Art Trail. We start our day visiting Sea Lake and Lascelles before stopping for lunch in Hopetoun. Moving on to Rosebery, we discover the silo art that embodies the region’s past, present and future. Next, we see the indigenous Sheep Hills Silo, the colourful silo in Brim depicting farmers. We finish by visiting Rupanyup where we discover murals depicting firefighters. Lastly, we arrive in the Grampians where we Immerse ourselves in nature, spot wildlife, and unwind in this serene setting. 1 Night Stay: Country Plaza Hotel, Halls Gap


We bid farewell to the Grampians and make our way to Sovereign Hill, a living museum nestled in the heart of Victoria’s goldfields. Step off the coach and enter a meticulously reconstructed town that authentically recreates the vibrant atmosphere of the gold rush era. Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of a bygone era as costumed characters bring history to life. This afternoon we embark on a scenic drive through picturesque landscapes before arriving in the bustling hub of Melbourne’s CBD. Tonight, enjoy a luxurious and elegant dining experience at The Conservatory. Known for its stunning views of the city skyline and the Yarra River, its famous for its buffet-style dining, featuring a wide range of international cuisine and an extensive selection of fresh seafood, meats, salads, and desserts. **Lunch is at your own expense today. 1 Night Stay: Crown Metropol, Melbourne


Enjoy a free morning of retail therapy and browse the unique hidden surprises in the laneways of Melbourne before transferring to Tullamarine Airport for our respective Carbon Neutral flights home.

B – Full Breakfast MT – Morning Tea L – Lunch AT – Afternoon Tea D – Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2024
$5500 +$1295 2 Sep – Animal View
$5410 +$1295 2 Sep – Bushland View
  • Non-refundable deposit of $800pp required to secure your reservation.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • N.B. Tour subject to fuel levy price increases for all transport operators. See T&Cs for details.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 2 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
    • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
    • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
    • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Travel Carbon Neutral on our 100% offset opulent ‘Diamond Class’ and luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach
  • Fully escorted by experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host and coach captain
  • Lunch at Heritage Estate Wines
  • Glen Innes Standing Stones; 1 night Armidale
  • Visit The Big Golden Guitar at Tamworth
  • 1 night Zoofari wildlife encounter at Taronga Western Plains Zoo with behind-the-scenes private tour, overnight stay in Animal View OR Bushland View Rooms
  • Explore the world of astronomy at ‘The Dish’ in Parkes
  • 2 nights Griffith taking a locally guided tour of the Riverina region
  • Explore Hermits Cave and take a working fruit farm tour
  • Enjoy a garden tour and wine tasting at De Bortoli Wines
  • 2 nights Mildura
  • Full day tour with a local guide exploring Mungo National Park
  • Walk the moon-like dunes known as ‘The Walls of China’
  • Discover the Silo Art Trail
  • 1 night at Halls Gap in The Grampians
  • Day visit to Sovereign Hill living museum
  • 1 night Melbourne
  • Farewell speciality dinner
  • One-way economy class Carbon Neutral flights ex Melbourne to Brisbane, Sydney or Adelaide
  • 23 meals
  • ‘Diamond Class’ tours include a beverage package each evening with dinner **(standard beer, wine, spirits and soft drink capped to a bar tab not unlimited)

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